Ballard Power Systems Inc. engages in the design, development, manufacture, sale, and service of proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell products. The company offers its products for power product markets, consisting of heavy-duty motives, such as bus, truck, rail, and marine applications; material handling; and backup power. It also provides technology solutions, including engineering and technology transfer, as well as licenses and sells intellectual property portfolio and fundamental knowledge for various PEM fuel cell applications; and hydrogen fuel cell powertrain and vehicle systems integration solutions. It operates in China, Germany, the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Japan, France, Spain, Taiwan, Poland, India, Ukraine, Sweden, and internationally. The company has a strategic alliance with Linamar Corporation for the co-development and sale of fuel cell powertrains and components for class 1 and 2 vehicles in North America and Europe. Ballard Power Systems Inc. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Burnaby, Canada.
Ballard was founded in 1979 by geophysicist Geoffrey Ballard under the name Ballard Research Inc. to conduct research and development on high-energy lithium batteries. Since committing to the development of PEM fuel cell technology in 1989, Ballard has delivered PEM fuel cell products worldwide to a number of leading product manufacturers.Ballard went public in 1993 on the Toronto Stock Exchange , and in 1995 was listed on the NASDAQ. Ballard Power Systems opened a fuel cell manufacturing facility in 2000 in Burnaby, B.C.
Our mission is to enable fuel cell systems that are clean, efficient, and reliable, with lower lifetime costs, that reduce or eliminate emissions from transportation, stationary and portable power applications.
Our vision is to be the preferred provider of fuel cell products that deliver customer satisfaction and achieve global acceptance.
Mr. Jesper Themsen (Pres & CEO of Europe)
Kate Charlton (VP Corp. Fin. & Investor Relations)
Mr. Kerry Brent Hillier (Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.)
Mr. Nicolas Pocard (VP of Marketing & Strategic Partnerships)
Ms. Sarbjot Sidhu (Sr. VP and Chief People & Culture Officer)
Mr. Alfred Wong (Managing Director of Asia Pacific)
Mr. David Mucciacciaro (Sr. VP & Chief Commercial Officer)
Recognition and Awards
Ballard has been awarded multiple awards for its clean technology and products, including the 2018 Global Fuel Cell Energy Storage Solutions Market Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan, and the 2018 Battery & Fuel Cell Commercialization Award from New Energy Nexus.